- TripBuzz found 149 things to do with kids in or near Durham, New Hampshire, including 140 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Ogunquit, Hampton, Newburyport and Portsmouth.
- From Whittemore Center Arena to Jackson Landing Playground, the Durham area offers 114 different types of family activities, including: Farms & Ranches, Sports Stadiums (Professional), Hiking Trails and Playgrounds.
- Home to the University of New Hampshire, the city of Durham is a popular college town, residential area and historic tourist destination. Home to many libraries, both modern and historical, the city strongly supports education. Visitors to the area can enjoy the city's many shops, eateries and scenic natural parks.
At Whittemore Center Arena, visitors can see a variety of sporting events hosted by the University of New Hampshire. The arena is home to the university's hockey team, the Wildcats. The arena also doubles as a concert venue.
Affiliated with the University of New Hampshire, the UNH Observatory hosts free public sessions as well as free private sessions by advance appointment. The observatory also hosts special events, like the New England Astronomy Festival.
Situated on 400 acres, Bellamy River Wildlife Sanctuary offers visitors wetlands, creeks, rivers, and woodlands to explore. The sanctuary lets visitors hunt for turkey and other birds during the appropriate seasons.